Animal Poems

Poems About Wild Animals

The animal kingdom is filled with almost an infinite variety of creatures. Scientists discover new species and subspecies every year. Each one is a wonder unto itself and one could labor for years to uncover its secrets. It is an unfortunate fact that the closest that most of us get to wildlife is through bars at the zoo. Our urban lifestyle has the effect of cutting us off from the glorious world of the animal kingdom. Every animal has a lesson to teach us that we are not hearing. We may think that we have evolved away from contact with animal kingdom, the question is, at what cost?

Poetry on the Wonders of the Animal Kingdom

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  1. Cry Of Wolves

    Rulers of the night, the wilderness is your home,
    Man in his ignorance won't leave you alone,
    Strong together you hunt for survival,
    Man and his gun your only rival.

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  3. Food

    The Predator's Hunt

    Crouched in grasses - sun is sinking
    food will come for evening drinking
    silent - still - panting - thinking,
    resting in the heat of sun.

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  4. Whales: An Innocent Death

    • By Chelsie Woodhead
    • Published: September 2008
    Poem Bringing Attention To Whaling

    As the gentle giants swim through the sea,
    Not expecting a thing,
    A sharp metal object is heading their way,
    And they feel a sharp sting....

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    WOW!!!! This is an amazing poem. It looks so simple but has such an amazing message.

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  6. Are There Paw Prints In Heaven?

    Where Do Dogs Go After Death

    I hear of a place that is made of gold,
    a place where we shall never grow old,
    but one answer I have not heard at all,
    will there be paw prints from my little dog?

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    I know a little boy who had a cat. When his cat died, he went outside, looked at the sky, and told his dad he thought it would take 45 minutes for the cat to get to heaven. He told his dad it...

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  7. A View Of A Cat

    Concrete Poem


    I
    sleep on
    your bed, making

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  8. Wild Horse Survival

    • By Trish Beckwith
    • Published: November 2007
    Poem About The Beauty Of Wild Horses

    Aloft the wind
    I ride the night sky
    I see the world through a much different eye

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    There is a very powerful message in this poem! Horses are a wonderful creature...very elegant, graceful, charming, and spirited! My family had three Appaloosas we use to board on Cooke's...

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  10. March Of The Penguins

    • By Dave Whitton
    • Published: June 2014
    Poem About Penguins

    The Emperor penguins march, slip and slide and march.
    Males and females, side by side, follow their instinct
    To a meeting ground - a mating ground- then stop.
    Males preen, while the females, outnumbering the males,

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  11. The Butterfly

    Beauty Of A Butterfly In Nature

    The butterfly is a thing to behold,
    with colors more beautiful than gold.

    Flying hour by hour,

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    You are so right!! I live in the country, where nature is so obvious around us. We need to take time to smell the roses. It's a beautiful feeling.

  12. Wild Horses

    Thunder of hooves across the land,
    A gallant proud stallion is leading his band,
    With grace and beauty they gallop and run,
    Enjoying the freedom and warmth of the sun.

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  13. Animal

    Poem About Animals Having Feelings

    I was born one day to the sunny sky;
    The light was quite a surprise.
    My mother fed me and kept me warm,
    While I was small in size....

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